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Stress, Strain, and Hooke's Law

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An 1560 kg car, being lifted at a steady speed by a crane, hangs at the end of a cable whose radius is 3.5 10-3 m. The cable is 14 m in length and stretches by 10.5 10-3 m because of the weight of the car. Determine each of the following for the cable.

(a) the stress

(b) the strain

(c) Young's modulus

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(a) Stress = Force / Area = (mass)(acceleration) / Pi*r^2 = ...

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The solution calculates the stress and strain on a car lifted by a crane.